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posterior

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adjective pos·te·ri·or \pō-ˈstir-ē-ər, pä-\

Medical Definition of posterior

  1. :  situated behind: asa:  situated at or toward the hind part of the body :  caudalb:  dorsal—used of human anatomy in which the upright posture makes dorsal and caudal identical




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posterior

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noun pos·te·ri·or \pä-ˈstir-ē-ər, pō-\

Medical Definition of posterior

  1. :  a posterior thing or part: asa:  the rear end of a quadrupedb:  buttocks





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